Join Our Team!

Big Brown House (BBH) are currently recruiting for Therapeutic Support Workers on a casual basis in the Newcastle and Dubbo regions.

Therapeutic Support Worker

BBH is a community based organisation focused on holistic family support and child protection. The team is made up of a group of people with varying backgrounds, all with a common goal; to respond to the needs of the community through high quality person-centred services that support children, young people and their families to reconnect and thrive.

As a Therapeutic Support Worker you will:

  • Provide support to children and young people by assisting in positive life skills.
  • Work towards set goals and follow a therapeutic based care plan.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of the client.

Essential Criteria:

  • Current paid NSW Working With Children Check 
  • Clear and Current National Criminal History Check 
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • An Australian Driver’s Licence
  • A reliable and comprehensively insured car
  • Completed or undertaking qualification in Human Services or similar (e.g. Community Services, Youth Work, Teaching, Child Care) or relevant industry experience.
  • Ability and commitment to maintaining a safe and therapeutic work environment

You will:

  • Have the ability to manage challenging situations with a positive attitude, applying policy, procedure and legislation requirements.
  • Have the ability to deliver services to children and young people with high and complex needs.
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Have strong communication and report writing skills.
  • Be reliable and available for shift work.
  • Partake in all ongoing training requirements.

In return you will:

  • Be working in a therapeutic, supportive and committed team environment.
  • Be provided with supervision, on-going support and opportunities for professional development.

BBH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from all candidates who meet the requirements for the position.

Please submit a brief cover letter and a current CV, with the subject line Therapeutic Support Worker- Hunter or Therapeutic Support Worker – Western to

For more information please contact our HR Coordinator on 0474 370 612 or email